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Re: What are you reading? (April 2012)

Finished:

White Night by Jim Butcher




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Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three by Mara Leveritt

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Aaaahhhh finally a book that got me excited again. About the 135 mile Badwater Ultramarathon that goes through deserts and mountain ranges.

Once that's done I can't wait to read
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Finished:



Decent read. Nothing spectacular or monumental happens, just a realistic coming of age story of a girl in a small town middle-class family.


Reading:

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FINISHED:


STARTING:
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Just finished...


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Originally Posted by TimeandTide
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What did you think of it? I've been thinking of getting it after watching a video review on youtube.
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Originally Posted by mhg83
What did you think of it? I've been thinking of getting it after watching a video review on youtube.
It reads like young adult fiction for a target audience of 35-year-old men. I enjoyed the many references to pen-and-paper gaming, sci-fi movies, and text-based video games, but there are just way too many '80s allusions squeezed in, many of which have nothing to do with anything and just sound like Cline was making a play for the title of World's Biggest Nerd. I think your level of enjoyment will depend on how big of a geek you were in the early- to mid-'80s.

Didn't hate it, however, and breezed through it in three days, so worth picking up (from library, if possible) if you LOVED the 1980s.
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Just finished:

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How was that? I've been thinking about picking it up.
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He is one of my favorite military history authors. The original title was All Hell Let Loose. Wonder why they changed the title for the US.


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Originally Posted by Cory02
How was that? I've been thinking about picking it up.
I enjoyed it. However, I am a huge Ohio State football and basketball fan, so this book is aimed right at me. I think if you are a fan of college basketball, but not Ohio State, you would probably still enjoy it. Titus sort of reads like a poor man's Bill Simmons. If you like Bill Simmons, you will probably enjoy this book. It is a very quick and easy read.
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Finished part one of the Psychomech trilogy, started part two, Psychosphere:






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Not finished yet, but it's a pretty interesting read. Seems more than a bit long-winded in places. The journey even to the stripping point is unbelievable; interested to see how the other part turns out.
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Re: What are you reading? (April 2012)

Just Finished:

Hilarity Ensues by Tucker Max


Starting:

Lethal Experiment by John Locke
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Enjoyed it a lot. Your typical Nick Hornby novel, witty with heart.


Reading:

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Just read these two in about a day. I thought they were really good.



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Re: What are you reading? (April 2012)

I'm reading the YA Private series.

Total popcorn reads but the stupid series just hooked me and now I have to know all about Noelle, Reed, and Ariana.
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Finished Tad Williams' Shadowmarch quadrilogy (Shadowmarch, Shadowplay, Shadowrise, Shadowheart). That's nearly 3000 pages of shadows!
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